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SAVE THE DATE: 2018 SPRING MEETING

SAVE THE DATE
2018 Spring Meeting
June 14th at 10am
New York Institute of Technology

The 2018 Spring MEDLI Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 14th at New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury. The speaker will be Hallie Zwibel, Assistant Professor and Director of Sports Medicine at NYIT/COM. His talk will be on concussions.

More to follow in the coming months, but be sure to save the date now!

About the Presenter:

Hallie Zwibel specializes in family practice. He is the team physician for NYIT as well as the director of its Center for Sports Medicine. Zwibel earned his bachelor’s degree from Binghamton University in 2007. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and completed his residency in family practice at North Shore-LIJ Plainview Hospital in 2014. During his residency, Zwibel completed the Training in Policy Studies and Physician Leadership Institute fellowships.

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2017 MEDLI Fall Meeting Materials Now Available

Thanks to all who attendees this year’s MEDLI Fall Meeting on November 15, 2017 at the Sachem Public Library.  Be sure to check out the presentation slides from guest speaker, Darren Chase, which are now available in the MEMBERS  AREA section of the website.  Simply log in to the MEMBERS AREA section and click on MEETING MATERIALS.

Register for the 2017 Fall MEDLI Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2017 Fall MEDLI Meeting!  Don’t wait, register today!

Open Access and New Modes of Scholarly Communication
Darren Chase, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Stony Brook University, will be speaking on the topic of Open Access. Darren’s presentation will examine emerging ‘open’ initiatives that challenge traditional modes of research practice and scholarly communication, particularly open science, open data and open peer-review.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Location: Sachem Public Library, 9:30am-12pm
FEE: $5 for members, $20 for nonmembers (MEDLI membership will be included in the cost for nonmembers)

REGISTRATION FORM (PDF)

SAVE THE DATE: 2017 MEDLI FALL MEETING

SAVE THE DATE
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Sachem Public Library

Join MEDLI for this year’s fall membership meeting on Wednesday, November 15th at the Sachem Library in Holbrook.  Our keynote speaker will be Darren Chase, Associate Librarian/ Head of Scholarly Communication from SUNY Stony Brook. He will be talking about Open Access.

More information to follow shortly!

2017 MEDLI Spring Meeting

2017 MEDLI Spring Meeting
Cosponsored by the Long Island Library Resources Council
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Brentwood Public Library
9:30AM-12:00PM (
12PM-1PM:MEDLI Business Meeting)

The Science Behind Medical Marijuana

Dale Deutsch, PhD, Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University, will share his expertise on the subject of marijuana and its usage in medicine. During his talk he will: discuss the differing effects of the two primary cannabinoids THC and CBD, examine the forces impeding government approval of medical marijuana research, explore the history of the medical marijuana, and discuss future possibilities for research.  Bring your questions!

Presenter:
Dale Deutsch, PhD
Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Stony Brook University

REGISTRATION FORM

 

Registration Now Open for the 2016 MEDLI Fall Meeting

Lend-A-Hand: Printing with a Purpose
Monday, November 14, 2016
Half Hollow Hills Community Library
10AM-12PM, MEDLI Business Meeting to Follow

Librarians Ellen Druda and Margie Hartough will demonstrate how they create 3D printed prosthetic hands for the global volunteer organization e-NABLE.  Join them for an interesting presentation with information you can take back to your library.

Presented by:
Ellen Druda, Librarian Supervior, Technology & Internet Services, Half Hollow Hills Community Library and Margie Hartough, Head, Teen Services, Half Hollow Hills Community Library.

Registration:
This event is free of charge, but registration is required.  Please RSVP by Thursday, November 10, 2016 online at: https://goo.gl/forms/mJMyvpL4iq2YbAcu2.

Questions?
For more details contact MEDLI President, Claire Joseph at Claire.Joseph@snch.org.

Meeting Location:
Half Hollow Hills Community Library, Dix Hills Building (55 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills, N.Y. 11746)

REGISTRATION FORM